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Earth Observatory Blogs

June Puzzler

Published 6/30/2020 in Earth Matters

Every month on Earth Matters, we offer a puzzling satellite image. Your challenge is to tell us what we are looking at, where it is, and why it is interesting.

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Into the Ice

Published 6/29/2020 in Notes from the Field

MOSAiC expedition scientists returned to the Arctic sea-ice pack, greeted by a surprisingly distinct boundary between the open ocean and pack ice.

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NASA, ESA, and JAXA Provide Global Observations of COVID-19 Impacts

Published 6/29/2020 in Earth Matters

The web platform combines the collective scientific power of the agencies’ Earth-observing satellites to document changes in the environment and society during the pandemic.

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Farewells

Published 6/25/2020 in Notes from the Field

Leg 4 scientists and crew with the MOSAiC expedition have finally headed for the Arctic ice pack.

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Research Roundup: Depicting Change Across Earth's Frozen Places

Published 6/15/2020 in Earth Matters

A series of recent research papers shows that we know more than ever before about the ice on our land and covering the seas. Here’s a look at some of the notable findings.

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